Welcome to the First Annual Cult of Otis Catlympics. For the next three days we will be brining you coverage of this thrilling display of kitty skill, kitty dexterity and, best of all, extreme kitty enrichment.
Since this is our inaugural year of the Catlympics, we are starting off with only a single event called The Bird Slayer. More events may be added in the future if time and funding allows (the athletes are hoping to pick up big name sponsors for next year, but only time will tell.)
The object of The Bird Slayer event is for the competitor to capture and slay a simulated bird as quickly as possible. To slay the bird, the competitors must hold it in their mouth while displaying their most intimidating “kill face” for at least three seconds. Points are awarded not only on the time it takes to slay the bird, but also on technique and intensity of the killing face. Bonus points may be awarded for kitties who add extra flair and/or execute more difficult techniques.
Without further ado, let’s get this competition started. Our first contestant is The Mighty Brother Henry. Widely known as The Muscle for The Cult of Otis, this tough tom is 17-pounds of Tabby Fury. We’re expecting big things from this big boy here today.
And there you have it. He had a little bobble in the beginning but Brother Henry came back strong with a stunning capture and kill! His overall time was 37 seconds. Now it is up to you, My Disciples, to score his performance. You may award up to 10 points in each of three categories. Technique points are awarded based on the difficulty of the capture and the precision of execution. Kill Face points are awarded based on how impressed you were by the contestant’s expression at the time of the kill. Bonus points can be awarded for anything you wish! So score away, and we will return with more of the competition tomorrow as Brother Oliver takes center stage!
So Sayeth Otis